Water/Wastewater Excellence Project Manager

Frederick, MD
Frederick, MD
Water/Wastewater Excellence Project Manager
Wage/Hr:$60.00Hours/Week:20Minimum Age:55

This position supports the Historic Preservation Training Center, (HPTC) a unit of Park Planning, Facilities and Lands (PPFL), a Directorate of the National Park Service, and may be performed remotely. ? The NPS Experienced Services Program is a unique partnership created to help solve the workforce issues facing government agencies. The program connects experienced workers (age 55+) to the NPS to provide scientific, technical, and administrative support. ? NPS ESP positions are meant to provide temporary, project-based support. This position is currently funded for an estimate of 39 weeks. ? A background security investigation may be required prior to the start date. Only those positions with 30+ hours per week are eligible for health insurance benefits; all positions will accrue sick leave. ? The experienced workers participating in the Program are referred to as ?Enrollees? and are not employees of the NPS or NOWCC. NOWCC is the ESP non-governmental organization responsible for administrative aspects of the program, and the Enrollees work under NPS direction to assist the Agency staff in carrying out their mission. NPS ESP Enrollees benefit from the opportunity to keep technical skills current; to access new training opportunities; to engage in gainful project-based positions; and to undertake meaningful tasks using their experience and talent to contribute to the environment, the national economy, and their own financial security.


Minimum of 15 year(s) of experience in Teaching or instruction in an adult education program, secondary school, college, military installation or industrial establishment in the appropriate fields; supervising or administering a training program; development or reviewing of training/course materials, aids, devices, etc; work in the occupation or subject matter field of the position to be filled. OR BA/BS Degree in Project Management, Higher Education or Government Management

  • Ability to work independently and in virtual team environments. Presents oral and written materials reporting the formulation of concepts, proposals, and recommendations for course design. Ability to maintain high levels of creativity, visualization, and quality.
  • Experience required with Windows, MS Word, MS Excel, Power Point
  • MS Teams, Zoom, Articulate, DOI Talent

Create, outline, and implement a holistic program for Water/Wastewater operators within the Parks Facility Management Division (PFMD) to effectively manage water/wastewater operator requirements for certifications, recruitment and retention, and training.

  • Collaborates with members of the human resources, training communities, park managers, key individuals, stake holders in identified program field(s), and organization both inside and outside the NPS. Determines and defines complex issues crossing functional and organizational boundaries. Develops and recommends course of action achieving workforce developmental goals.   50%
  • Develop and manage a project plan for curriculum development, schedule, tracking progress, reporting, troubleshooting etc. Work with subject matter experts, National Park Service and United States Public Health Service to create and develop learning opportunities and training content. Trainings may be in person, online, interactive, internet-based, blended, asynchronous, or synchronous.   35%
  • Performs professional trainer, facilitation, and other instructional duties. Participates in development, conversion of raw subject matter into effective learning activities, revision, evaluation, delivery and presentation of subjects and courses for the programs. Prepare job aides and training and testing materials to enhance and assure student understanding and mastery. Assess student performance.   10%
  • Monitor overall course effectiveness through appropriate field inquiries and feedback.   5%

  • Physical requirements: Job is primarily sedentary and performed in an office environment.

NOWCC is committed to promoting equal opportunity and to an environment free from discrimination and harassment in any form administering Experienced Worker Programs under cooperative agreements with federal agencies. It is NOWCC?s policy to comply with all applicable laws that provide equal opportunity and to prohibit unlawful discrimination in enrolling participants in the federal programs.